photo Yasuhiro Asai

Yasuhiro Asai

ASAI is skilled at the free use of several decorative techniques such as maki-e (sprinkled picture decoration), raden (mother-of-pearl inlay), and taimai (tortoiseshell decoration).

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Career

  • 1983: Born in Tottori Prefecture
    2004: Graduated from the Lacquerwork Course at the Takaoka National College, University of Toyama
    2005: Studied under MUROSE Kazumi (Important Intangible Cultural Property Holder)
    2011: Completed the Musashino Art University Correspondence Course

Award

  • 2002: Received the Urushi Incentive Award from the Japan Urushi Craft-Art Association
    2004: Received the Yokoyama Award from the Takaoka National College, University of Toyama
    2008: Received the Governor’s Award at the Japan Traditional Art Crafts Chugoku Branch Exhibition
    2012: Received the Incentive Award at the Japan Traditional Art Crafts Chugoku Branch Exhibition
    2012: Received the Best New Artist Award at the Japan Traditional Art Crafts Exhibition
    2015:the 32nd Japanese traditional lacquer arts exhibition
    “Commissioner for Cultural Affairs prize”

Process

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